[size=36]Central Bank: Acceptance of Iraq's candidacy in the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units[/size]
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The Central Bank announced today, Tuesday, the acceptance of Iraq's candidacy for the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units, which includes 167 countries.
The bank stated in a statement that Mawazine News received, a copy of it, that "the efforts made by the Republic of Iraq represented by the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Office in the Central Bank of Iraq culminated in obtaining approval for the office's nomination to join the Egmont membership of the Financial Investigation Units after the approval of the heads of the units." Financial investigations during the group meetings to be held next July.
The statement added, "The report of the field visit to the Republic of Iraq that was carried out by representatives of the sponsoring countries was discussed during the meeting of the Working Group on Membership, Support and Commitment MSCWG held in Senegal on 1/31/2023, and the group ended after presenting the report from the representatives of the sponsoring countries to nominate The office for membership in the Egmont Group with full membership during the July 2023 meetings.
And he indicated that "the support provided by the group includes expanding and organizing international cooperation in the exchange of financial intelligence information, increasing the effectiveness of financial information units by providing training and exchanging employees to improve the expertise and capabilities of employees, and enhancing secure communication between units through the application of technology via the secure Egmont network." Ended 29/AD 99